ShopRite of Garwood Live Right with ShopRite CALENDAR OF EVENTS November 2012 Diabetes Awareness Healthy Holiday Cooking Heather Marino, MS, RD 908-654-0803 or email [email protected] FREE Retail Dietitian Services Do you have nutrition questions, need healthy menu ideas, or want tips for helping your family live a healthier lifestyle? Heather is here to help you meet all of your health and wellness goals! Ask for her at the courtesy desk or stop by her NEW DESK near pharmacy! SAVE THE DATE: **FREE BLOOD GLUCOSE SCREENINGS** Friday, November 2nd 10am-2pm Fall is in full swing and we just LOVE fall vegetables! Look for our weekly produce picks this month highlighting SQUASH! All Demos take place between produce department and bakery. Look for Heather’s demo cart! November 1st- Thursday COMMUNITY EVENT: Westfield Community Center 10am Heather is going to the Westfield Community Center for her monthly talk to their Senior Citizens Group. This month she will focus on healthy Thanksgiving ideas. Call Heather TODAY if you’d like her to come meet with your group! November 2nd- Friday ** FREE BLOOD SUGAR SCREENINGS** 10am-2pm Come to ShopRite of Garwood for your FREE Blood Glucose screening today by the Pharmacy. A Registered Nurse will give you an instant reading and our dietitian, Heather, will be handing out healthy eating tips to keep blood sugar levels in check. Diabetic friendly food samples and recipes will also be provided! November 5th - Monday Community Event: Bariatric Support Group at Overlook Hospital 6pm Heather is attending the Advanced Surgical Associates Bariatric Support Group at Overlook Hospital to discuss healthy eating pre- and post-bariatric surgery to ensure adequate protein and vitamin/mineral intake. November 6th- Tuesday Produce Pick of the Week: Butternut Squash 2pm-4pm Come by and visit Heather in the produce department as she samples her favorite squash for this week. Recipes and samples provided. November 6th-Tuesday Culinary Workshop: A New Take on Turkey 7pm-9pm Heather joins Chef Melissa at our weekly Culinary Workshop to help prepare healthy Live Right recipes that are appropriate for people with and without Diabetes. Culinary Classes are $20 each. Register at Courtesy Counter November 10th- Saturday ShopRite FREE Kids Day! Healthy Holiday Cooking 12pm-2pm Bring your kids shopping with you today for our FREE Kids Day! In our Bistro area, Heather will be providing take-home activities and snacks for all for kids with coupons and easy, recipes for the parents, so everyone can have a HAPPY HEALTHY THANKSGIVING! November 12th- Monday EMPLOYEE “Maintain, NOT Gain” HOLIDAY CHALLENGE BEGINS! 12pm3pm. ShopRite of Garwood Employees are being challenged to prevent holiday weight gain. They will get weighed in before Thanksgiving and re-weighed after the New Year. Those who maintain or lose weight will be entered into a raffle for prizes! Heather will be there all the way cheering them on and offering frequent nutrition tips and healthy recipes! Stop by the employee lounge today to learn more! November 13th- Tuesday Healthy Recipe of the Week: Thanksgiving Day Desserts 11:30am-1:30pm Stop by Heather’s demo cart to taste a healthy dessert recipe and learn healthy eating strategies to avoid going overboard on calories this Thanksgiving. November 15th- Thursday COMMUNITY EVENT: Robert Gordon Elementary 2pm Heather goes to Robert Gordon Elementary School in Roselle Park teach 3rd graders about the history of Thanksgiving and the health benefits of common Thanksgiving foods. Want Heather to come to your kid’s school? Ask and she will! November 16th- Friday Produce Pick of the Week: Acorn Squash 2pm-4pm Come by and visit Heather in the produce department as she samples her squash for this week. Recipes and samples provided. November 17th- Saturday Live Right Theme Day: Gluten Free Thanksgiving 12pm-2pm Heather prepares a healthy, Gluten Free Thanksgiving Day side dish, courtesy of Gillian’s Foods. Also, learn what other products ShopRite of Garwood carries to help make your Gluten Free Thanksgiving full of flavor! November 19th- Monday Healthy Recipe of the Week: Thanksgiving Day Appetizers 11:30am-1:30pm Stop by Heather’s demo cart to taste a healthy appetizer recipe and learn healthy eating strategies to avoid going overboard on calories this Thanksgiving. November 20th- Tuesday Produce Pick of the Week: Pumpkin 2pm-4pm Come by and visit Heather in the produce department as she samples her squash for this week. Recipes and samples provided. November 21st- Wednesday Dietitian on Call: Healthy Thanksgiving Grocery Shopping Help 10am-2pm Want to make sure you and your family eat healthy this Thanksgiving but are confused as to what to buy and prepare? Let Heather help! Stop by her desk near pharmacy to ask her for product recommendations, healthy recipes, and menu suggestions to make this Thanksgiving a healthy one! November 26th- Monday Healthy Recipe of the Week: Thanksgiving Leftovers 2:30pm-4:30pm Don’t know what to do with your leftover food? Stop by Heather’s demo cart to see what easy, healthy, family-friendly recipe she is whipping up this week using Thanksgiving leftovers. Recipe cards (with aisle numbers) provided to make shopping easier! Of course, samples provided! November 27th- Tuesday Produce Pick of the Week: Spaghetti Squash 12pm-2pm Come by and visit Heather in the produce department as she samples her squash for this week. Recipes and samples provided. November 29th-Thursday Tasting Tour: Diabetes Friendly Fare 3pm-4pm FREE EVENT. Register Today! Come on a fun, hour-long, interactive and informative 6-person tasting tour with Heather! Sample various Diabetes appropriate products we sell at ShopRite of Garwood! Call 908-654-0803 to reserve your spot or email [email protected] to sign up or for more information. Healthy living made easier at ShopRite of Garwood Contact Heather with any questions or to schedule a FREE nutrition counseling session, store tour, or community event at 908-654-0803 or email [email protected] Be sure to check the Health and Wellness section and Dietitian’s Corner each month at ShopRite.com for upcoming events and healthy living articles.
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